Hiking The Hot Creek Trail

The 16th most popular hiking trail in Idaho.

Northeast of Boise and southwest of Atlanta in the Boise National Forest, the Hot Creek Trail #047 is a 10 mile hiking route between Phifer Creek Road (FS156) at 5400ft and James Creek Road (FS126) at 7700ft. This lightly used, challenging route rolls over several major drainages.

To reach the hiking trailhead from the intersections of Quarts Street and Middle Fork Road in Atlanta, go west on Middle Fork Rd. for 1.8 miles. Branch left to the James Creek Road and head west/south for 4.7 miles to the trailhead on the right.

Overall, Hot Creek Trail is the 16th most popular hiking trail of all 19 hikes in Idaho.

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Local Contact(s):  BNF (208) 587-7961; Idaho Tourism (800) 635-7820

Recommended Book:  "Hiking Idaho" from Falcon Guides

Best Season:  Jul. - Sep.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Reference Source:  click here http://www.fs.usda.gov/boise/

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Date Updated:  7/13/2016

ID:  17503

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